Mental Health Clinician - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1329540
Closing Date: 29-Apr-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - PSYCH - Mental Health Clinician CAMHS Jan 2017 (2).pdf (PDF, 199KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is seeking a dynamic health professional from the child, adolescent and family mental health field for a full time, permanent position.

You will be an experienced clinician (Registered Psychologist with either General or Clinical registration / Social Worker / Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse), with a sound appreciation of evidence-based contemporary child, adolescent and family mental health practices, seeking a highly rewarding role. 

Our CAMHS team has an established reputation for providing innovative approaches to community based and client centred service delivery. Working closely with the families and carers of consumers within a recovery framework, the MHS is also well known for its model of care and provides extensive services across all age groups.

Remuneration, benefits/salary packaging and conditions of employment will be negotiated with the successful applicant in line with qualifications, skills and experience.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rachel Robertson (Manager Child & Adolescent Health Service) on (03) 5561 9100 or email

Applicants should hold a current motor vehicle licence, a current working with children check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 29 April 2018.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.


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